A bill to provide for the establishment of the National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Alaska. Republican.
Last Updated: May 17, 2018
Length: 8 pages
115th Congress (2017–2019)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on May 17, 2018 but was never passed by the House.
What legislators are saying
“Senate Passes Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring Bill”
— Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Sponsor) on May 17, 2018
“Senate Passes Hirono Bill to Strengthen Volcano Monitoring Capabilities”
— Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] (Co-sponsor) on May 17, 2018
“Senate Passes Cantwell’s Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring Bill”
— Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] (Co-sponsor) on May 17, 2018
What stakeholders are saying
Sep 17, 2015
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2056 (114th).
Feb 8, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 30, 2017
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Jun 15, 2017
Reported by Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
May 17, 2018
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
S. 346 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 346. This is the one from the 115th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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